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Table 2 Difference in body composition of breeding females between selection lines, correcting for replicate and body size

From: Artificial selection reveals the energetic expense of producing larger eggs

Trait Line Replicate Tarsus Length
  F df P F df P F df P
Body Mass
 Total Body Mass 3.33 52 0.074 0.51 51 0.480 40.89 53 < 0.001
 Non-Repro. Mass 1.92 62 0.171 0.34 61 0.561 39.19 63 < 0.001
Reproductive and Associated Organs
 Repro. Organs 7.15 51 0.010 9.32 51 0.004 19.73 51 <0.001
 Liver 0.94 62 0.336 0.02 61 0.891 3.99 63 0.050
Protein and Lipid Reserves
 Pectoral Muscles 1.65 61 0.204 19.19 62 <0.001 37.09 62 <0.001
 Body Fat 0.00 32 0.958 - - - 0.00 31 0.994
  1. Significant results are displayed in bold. DF is the denominator degrees of freedom. Numerator degrees of freedom was 1 in all cases. Repro. is abbreviation for Reproductive